Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a chequered game board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Chess is played by millions of people worldwide, both amateurs and professionals.
- Set of chess boards
- Set of clocks/timers
- Event is open to all.
- The game is won by the player who has checkmated his opponent’s king. This immediately ends the game, provided that the move producing the checkmate position was a legal move.
- The game is won by the player whose opponent declares his resign, This immediately ends the game.
- The game is drawn when the player to move has no legal move and his king is not in check. The game is said to end in ‘stalemate’. This immediately ends the game, provided that the move producing the stalemate position was legal.
- The game is drawn when a position has arisen in which neither player can checkmate the opponent’s king with any series of legal moves. The game is said to end in a ‘dead position.' This immediately ends the game, provided that the move producing the position was legal.
- The game is drawn upon agreement between the two players during the game. This immediately ends the game.
- The game may be drawn if any identical position is about to appear or has appeared on the chessboard at least three times.
- The game may be drawn if each player has made at least the last 50 consecutive moves without the movement of any pawn and without any capture
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